Thursday, 14 December 2017

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  • Making Entrepreneurship Development work

    Making Entrepreneurship Development work

    The Micro, Small and Medium-sized Enterprise (MSME) sector is crucial to Africa’s growth, currently contributing more than 45% to employment and 33% to GDP (source: ADB). However, ...

  • 10 ways to void a financial hangover in 2018

    10 ways to void a financial hangover in 2018

    Most of us look forward to the end of the year to wind down, relax and enjoy quality time with family and friends, especially if it’s been a particularly tough year. It’s so easy t ...

  • Guide on how to break into business

    Guide on how to break into business

    As a budding entrepreneur entering the business world, it can be overwhelming to engage with the established players. All too often, it's who you know rather than what you know tha ...

  • 5 ways to survive your first year of business

    5 ways to survive your first year of business

    Starting a business can be tough especially when it comes to funding, marketing your business or even drawing on customers. Generally, 70% to 80% of African businesses fail within ...

10 top communication skills for professionals

10 top communication skills for professionals

Here are the top 10 communication skills that will help you stand out in today’s job market. Feedback Being able to appropriately give and receive feedback is an important communi ...

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6 factors that will help you achieve your success

6 factors that will help you achieve your success

There really is no secret to success, it all comes down to wanting it enough to do the things that are necessary for success. They can be fear of failure, a fear of success and ev ...

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7 ways to evolution from a young businessperson to a successful magnate in Africa

7 ways to evolution from a young businessperson to a successful magnate in Africa

In Africa start up entrepreneurs encounter a lot of problems that impede their growth. Despite setbacks entrepreneurs encounter, some have had a share of success. An entrepreneur ...

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3 tips to prevent businessperson weariness

3 tips to prevent businessperson weariness

On average, entrepreneurs sleep maybe six hours a night. An entrepreneur is always working or else the company will go down; this is their mentality. Constantly they become physic ...

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10 dynamics to ponder when growing business in Africa

10 dynamics to ponder when growing business in Africa

In the entrepreneurial world it is accepted that talent alone is not enough to be successful. When a business starts up or expands it calls for extra input. More attributes are ne ...

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The Leadership Mask

The Leadership Mask

In my years of training emotional intelligence, I facilitated an exercise where I ask delegates to bring along a mask that personifies the character they bring to work. Through th ...

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15 top African business leaders to follow on Twitter

15 top African business leaders to follow on Twitter

Social media, specifically Twitter, has gained traction when it comes to shaping societies opinions on matters. Twitter is a platform where business leaders can utilise 140 charac ...

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Celebrating Miko Rwayitare with Dr James Makamba

Celebrating Miko Rwayitare with Dr James Makamba

Makamba Online shares with you an audio interview hosted by Lucky Token. Lucky speaks to Dr James Makamba on 1873 FM as Miko Rwayitare’s friends mark the 10th anniversary of his d ...

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Importance of insuring small businesses

Importance of insuring small businesses

Insurance is an important aspect of business start-up process that is often over looked because its importance is not understood by a lot of entrepreneurs. Business insurance is i ...

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13 necessary questions to ask when buying a business

13 necessary questions to ask when buying a business

There are a number of considerations to bear in mind and questions to ask when considering to buy an already established business. These questions should be asked before you take ...

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